General Program Weekly Meditation Class – Available Anytime (In-Person or Live-Stream Monday Evenings 7:15 – 8:45 pm, or Live-Stream Recording)

Fall Series:  A Walk through Buddha’s Mind

This Buddhist meditation class, updated weekly, offers practical solutions for improving everyday life by finding peace from within. 

About this Class
This General Program class provides a straightforward presentation of Buddhist view, meditation and instruction on how to establish or improve a daily practice. This class is suitable for beginners or for those with more experience. In these classes we will learn why we need meditation and discover practical methods to attain peaceful states of mind.

Image of Buddha Appearing through WindowIn these classes we will study various Buddhist texts written by internationally renowned meditation master and scholar, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Students can purchase books online through the publisher Tharpa Publications.

Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. This class benefits everyone, regardless of faith, background or experience. Classes are designed to be self contained and can be enjoyed on a drop in basis.

Class Format
Each class is 1-1/2 hours long and broken down into several sections. We begin with an introduction on the topic to be covered. Then we still our minds with a guided breathing meditation. This is followed by commentary on the actual meditation practice, then a guided meditation on the topic.



Class Schedule – 7:15p Mondays

Sep 14     The Correct View of Compassion is Hidden in Plain Sight

Sep 21     Lucid Concentration (Live-Stream Link Available Now or After Class as a Recording)

Sep 28     Supple Concentration

Oct 5       The Stages of Concentration

Oct 12     Why Wisdom Grows Slowly

Oct 19     The Beautiful Garden of Emptiness

Oct 26     A Walk through Buddha’s Mind

Link updated every Monday morning at 9:00 am.

$12 suggested donation (free for members)

If you are unable to make a donation please contact Kelsang Drenpa at  No one is turned away for lack of funds.

Gen Kelsang Tangpa, Resident Teacher

Live classes held at
Mahamudra Kadampa Meditation Center
500 6th St
Hermosa Beach, CA. 90254

1.  Complete the payment form.
2.  Once payment is complete, you will receive an email with the YouTube link for the respective class.  (Please check your spam/junk folder.).
3.  The link you receive is unique for you and is not to be shared with others.
4.  Simply click the link to join the Live-Stream class before it begins or use the link to view as a Live-Stream Recording.
5.  Enjoy!

Please note: This class is offered for residents, guests and members of the local community.  If you do not live in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, please click here to find and support a Kadampa Center nearest you.